At the strategic cooperation symposium of Shandong provincial enterprises and subordinates units of Chinese Academy of Sciences held on 13 October 2017, Yankuang Group and Bureau of Science & Technology for Development Chinese Academy of Sciences Signed All-round Cooperation Memorandum, which symbolized that Yankuang would take the lead in realizing transformation of more and more scientific and technological achievements, thus boosting transformation and upgrade of replacing old growth drivers with new ones.
Mr. Li Xiyong, secretary of the party committee and chairman of Yankuang Group, addressed a speech on scientific and technological innovation and how to make a better and extensive cooperation with Chinese Academy of Sciences. He pointed out that cooperation between research institutes and enterprises was the essential move in overall implementation of innovation-driven strategy. Yankuang Group would focus on "six areas" in coal clean and efficient utilization, environmental protection and energy saving, big data, machinery manufacturing, anticorrosion key technologies and resources comprehensive utilization, thus thriving to fulfill demonstration projects with notable economic and social benefits.
Yankuang Group and Chinese Academy of Sciences would carry out all-round cooperation in key technological areas by joint establishment of innovation platforms, joint implementation of projects, cultivation and training of talents and consultation of strategic decision-making, to meet the utmost requirement of innovation development of Yankuang Group, thus promote effective link between innovation chain and industry chain, and finally give full play of the support and leading role of cooperation between research institutes and enterprises in coal enterprises transformation and upgrade.